Mission Enabling Jobs

CISA HR staff at hiring event.

There’s more to CISA than cybersecurity! With more than 53 career fields, there is a position here at CISA for everyone! Mission enabling offices are critical to the function of our mission. We work behind the scenes to support CISA’s vision of building a more secure and resilient critical infrastructure for the American people across several departments to include human resources, external affairs, procurement, information technology (IT), policy, strategic planning, and more. Learn more about each mission enabling office below.

  • The Office of the Chief Acquisition Executive supports agency missions through acquisition program management and procurement.

  • The Office of the Chief External Affairs Officer works across the agency to raise awareness of CISA, its mission and capabilities and shares other timely information with the media, external stakeholders and the general public.

  • The Office of the Chief Financial Officer provides sound decision support in the areas of budget, financial management and program and economic analysis services.

  • The Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer provides human resources advice, services, and solutions to support CISA leadership, employees, applicants, and organization missions.

  • The Office of the Chief Information Officer provides information technology services and products by leveraging new and existing technologies and expertise in support of mission requirements. 

  • The Office of the Chief Learning Officer delivers training and education to agency employees, citizens, the private sector, and state, local, tribal, and territorial communities using unified and accountable training.

  • The Office of the Chief Operations Support Officer provides customer service, governance, training, engagement, and performance support to environmental, facilities and logistics efforts.

  • The Office of the Chief People Officer focuses on CISA's most important resource–its people–and shapes and supports CISA's People First culture in the agency's everyday activities.

  • The Office of the Chief Privacy Officer promotes transparency, fairness, equality, and ensures the agency complies with privacy laws, federal policies and Executive Orders.

  • The Office of the Chief Technology Officer identifies emerging technology to continually improve agency management of our nation’s risk to cybersecurity and critical infrastructure.

  • The Office of the Chief Security Officer is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of CISA’s internal security and threat management programs through a multi-layered approach of integrated security programs, inspections and investigations.

  • The Office of the Director leads CISA’s efforts to understand, manage and reduce risk to the cyber and physical infrastructure Americans rely on every day.

  • The Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility provides agency-wide guidance on equal opportunity, discrimination, diversity, inclusion, reasonable accommodations, affirmative employment, and language access for applicants and employees.

  • The Office of Legislative Affairs is responsible for leading the planning and development of all CISA congressional engagements.

  • The Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans leads agency missions strategic planning, national policy coordination, internal governance implementation, and enterprise-wide process improvement.

  • The Office of Workforce Engagement communicates and engages with the CISA workforce to build and foster CISA’s People First culture.

Join the Mission

CISA is always searching for diverse, talented and highly motivated professionals to continue its mission of securing the nation’s critical infrastructure. CISA is more than a great place to work; our workforce tackles the risks and threats that matter most to the nation, our families and communities.

Apply on USAJOBS

To join this mission, visit USAJOBS to view job announcements and apply to positions. Be sure to tailor your resume to the specific job announcement and attach relevant documents.

To receive email notifications when new CISA positions are announced, set up a “saved search” with keyword “Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.”


Individuals eligible for special hiring authorities may also be considered during CISA's hiring events or by emailing Veterans@cisa.dhs.gov or Careers@cisa.dhs.gov.